Since Tuesday, February 16th, the store has been OPEN for customers. All COVID safety protocols must be adhered to. We will continue to offer safe curbside service to anyone who is uncomfortable entering the store.



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Hobby Centre Merchandise Page

Posted by William Chappell on

Here you can find all of our exclusive Hobby Centre branded merchandise! Ceramic 35th Anniversary Mug Hobby Centre Tote Bag - get ready, 2021 is the year we will be discontinuing plastic bags! Reinforced with handy front pocket. Hobby Centre T-Shirts - quality durable Hanes brand Hobby Centre Sanding Stick - waterproof, 4 different grits on each Hobby Centre Fine Paintbrushes - set of 4 Kolinsky Synthetic brushes, 10/0, 5/0,3/0,2/0 Hobby Centre 3D Workbench Accessories - no tip paint and thinner holders, tool organizers, paint racks, sprue holders. All kinds fo things to improve your enjoyment of the hobby!  ...

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Red Hot Winter Deals!

Posted by William Chappell on

Winter got you down? We have some fun and stimulating activities we can offer at super prices! Star Wars Millennium Falcon Papermodel Kit (with Lights & Sounds) Game of Thrones 4D Mini Puzzle of Westoros Batman 4D Mini Puzzle of Gotham City Harry Potter 4D Puzzle of Wizardous World Harry Potter 4D Puzzle Snitch

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Magazines in Stock

Posted by William Chappell on

You can't always come into the store as often as you would like but you don't want to miss your favourite hobby magazine? We will post this list, constantly updated, of the titles that have arrived. If you see anything you want, email us hobcen@rogers.com with which title(s) you would like. Mail subscriptions can be expensive due to high postal rates. You can be selective of which issue(s) you want in the store and you can get a magazine in good condition that hasn't gotten mangled in the post. Just as anything else we sell at the store, prepayment can...

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There Aren't Enough Young People in the Hobby!

Posted by William Chappell on

Really? Definitely the numbers are lower for persons under say, 40 years old and the most common reason given is that they're "too addicted to their electronics". You can't argue with the numbers. But there is an uptick in interest in hobbies, for all ages, no doubt in part due to the current Covid pandemic and  that we all have time to do them as we are forced to be creative about things we can do at home. And the best thing is that when the youth do take up the hobby, they do so in a big way! Please...

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Ottawa Scale Auto Contest 2020 - The "Virtual" Edition

Posted by William Chappell on

As you all know, since the Covid-19 Pandemic got serious in March, pretty much every model convention and contest in Ontario got cancelled. To keep things interesting, we created a Contest Board on the Hobby Centre's Pinterest Site. https://www.pinterest.ca/hobcen/ottawa-scale-auto-contest-2020-covid-special/ Please check out the entries HERE. Please check out our other boards and hundreds of photos while you're there. If you want to enter yourself, please email your photos to hobcen@rogers.com. Deadline for submissions is the end of October. No promises, but we may have a little balloting to determine winners and some prizes.

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